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Professional Profile: Felix Tschanz 2017


  • Title: Senior Vice President / Senior Underwriting Counsel
  • Company: Amtrust Title
  • Location: Uniondale, NY
  • Birthplace: Queens, NY
Felix Tschanz, Amtrust Title

Education: SUNY at Stony Brook, BA; Southwestern University, JD

First job outside of real estate: Trust officer for national bank

First job in real estate or allied field: Title abstract company

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Right now, I am senior underwriting counsel for commercial and residential transactions. I also manage several underwriting teams and provide guidance on underwriting and the examination of titles. In the future I would like to continue this work, but at the same time expanding that role and taking it to higher levels.

How do you unwind from a busy day? With a busy night!

Favorite book or author: “John Adams” by David McCullough

Favorite movie: “Lord of the Rings”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? This is a thing of the past with the advent of streaming music, which I use. Most recent favorite of many–The Band

One word to describe your work environment: Fluid

Rules to live by in business: Honest communication is key

What is your dream job? My next promotion